{easy} Slow Cooker Chicken Breast Recipe

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I love using my crock pot.  Slow cooker.  Whatever you want to call it.... it makes things a lot simpler for me, especially with busy schedules like ours. This slow cooker chicken breast recipe is easy and so delicious! Plus, this kind of chicken lends itself well to leftover dishes... which means cooking once and eating ...

Kmart Layaway now Online

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I’ve been cracking up all day at the social media messages from my friends around Christmas. Seems to be about a 50/50 split with half of them being excited and eager to get a rush on their holiday decorating, and the other half cursing the people already posting pictures of their trees.   As for me?   I suppose ...

Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

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This post brought to you by The Frozen Food Foundation. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. We like to have at least 2 servings of vegetables at dinner in our house.  Often, fruit as well, but we do try to do the vegetables at dinner each night.  My kids, I'm ...

Elf on the Shelf Ideas (Again)

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Elf on the Shelf Ideas (Again)If you love the idea of the Elf on the Shelf, but aren’t sure about where to begin, take a look at some of these fun poses you can try! Kids will love waking up each day and seeing what the elf is up to, and these ideas are some ...

Elf on the Shelf Alternatives

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By now most people have heard of the Elf on the Shelf.   I've even posted him on here....and Christopher PopinKins.  But they aren't the only elves in town.  Given that December is just a few weeks away and many of us have our elves arriving Thanksgiving night, I thought I'd share some of the OTHER elves I've ...

Fun Santa Claus Crafts

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We love celebrating the 12 day of Christmas as we count down for the big day and all of the fun activities, gifts and parties to attend. This year you can create on of these great  Santa Claus Crafts fore each of the days of Christmas! Fun ornaments, decorations and more make this list perfect ...

Raw Veggie Challenge #V8VegOut!

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V8 is on a mission to get the world to step up their game when it comes to veggies, and This Mama Loves has graciously accepted the challenge! V8’s commitment to providing vegetables that match their consumers lifestyle needs has been an ever-evolving effort of over 75 years! Remember the original V8 Juice, that tasted ...

Marie Callender Comforts from Home

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This post brought to you by Marie Callender's. All opinions are 100% mine. Apple spice and pumpkin scents.   The sight of burnt red and orange leaves littering my entire neighborhood.   The smell of a hearty home cooked meal cooking in the oven.   These are just a few of the things that remind me of fall. And home. They ...

Maple Bacon Popcorn Ball Recipe

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Forget the kids, these delicious sweet and savory Maple Bacon Popcorn Balls are for the grownups (although the kids do love them too, I had to shoo the 3 year old away many times) I mean its real maple syrup.. and bacon... who doesn't love that? And who doesn't want to have a great popcorn ...

Jimmy Dean Delights Entrees #ShineAnytime

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In the last two years, my husband and I have both been hit extremely hard with various health issues. I had to undergo surgery, while my husband was predicted to be insulin dependent for the remainder of his life. To say that we were shocked would be an understatement! How could this happen? We were ...